Robert Randolph and the Family Band perform at the 2014 Riverbend Festival.
Credit Cleveland Carlson
The 2014 Riverbend Festival has only two days left, but plenty of great performances are still to come. WUTC's Richard Winham and Riverbend assistant talent and production coordinator Jeff Styles play selections from the festival's final weekend.
Wondering who to see Thursday night at the Riverbend music festival? In this segment, WUTC's Richard Winham and Riverbend assistant talent and production coordinator Jeff Styles reveal their top picks for this evening.
According to the Pew Research Center, 58% of American adults own a smart phone, and an increasing number are using them to text rather than talk, according to Suzanne Burnham. Ms. Burnham is the CEO of Click Click Boom, a Chattanooga based text marketing company. She helps businesses stay in touch with their customers with tightly targeted text messages.
Because the Riverbend Festival offers dozens of acts on five different stages, it can be difficult to figure out who to see and who to skip. WUTC's Richard Winham and Riverbend assistant talent and production coordinator Jeff Styles are here with their must-see acts for the festival's opening weekend.
Oxford American just released their annual Southern Music Issue, which focuses on the music of Tennessee.
With Johnny Cash on the cover, there are essays examining historic radio stations in the state, Stax Records, and Chattanooga's own Bessie Smith. Poetry from Jamie Quatro and fiction from Lucy Alibar also appear in the issue.
In this conversation, Roger D. Hodge, editor of Oxford American, discusses the variety of music in Tennessee, Johnny Cash's presence in the issue, and the state's contribution to American music.
Tiffany Muff and Landon Steele wear vintage clothes in their Kickstarter video.
Tiffany Muff and Landon Steele hope to record a new version of our city’s most famous song and film a 1940’s-style music video right here in Chattanooga. They’re using Kickstarter to raise funds. The deadline is June 22, 2013.